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What is the doctor called who surgically removes a presacral teratoma?

What is the doctor called who surgically removes a presacral teratoma?

Surgical oncologist: Depending on the type of tumor and it's exact location - removal has several implications. There are other conditions that are malignant that need to be considered, as well as the appropriate operative approach. These are uncommon tumors and you should consider a surgical oncologist with significant rectal experience or a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Teratoma (Definition)

Teratomas are benign or maligant growth that may contain multiple cell types. It is possible that they developed from a stem cell that had the ability differentiated into ...Read more


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What is a doctor that removes tumors called?

What is a doctor that removes tumors called?

Surgical oncologist: The surgical oncologist not only resects cancers but should be trained in all aspects of tumor control including chemotherapy, RT and immunotherapy. As such if a rectal Ca invades the vagina anteriorly he should be capable of doing an exenteration (rectum,vagina and uterus), be able to do H&N cancers and other sites more effectively than general surgeon. ...Read more

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My son will need a neurofibroma removed. What type of surgeon should perform the procedure? Is the surgery as simple as removing a cyst or lesion?

My son will need a neurofibroma removed.  What type of surgeon should perform the procedure?  Is the surgery as simple as removing a cyst or lesion?

Pediatric surgeon: Depending on where it is located a general pediatric surgeon is excellent. If on the face a plastic surgeon may be considered. Yes it should be as simple as removing a cyst or lesion...When you consult with the surgeon be sure to ask him/her these questions. The person doing the procedure will give you the best information. ...Read more

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Which is the best hospital or who is the best doctor for teratoma removal near the uterus in singapore?

Contact Organization: To find the best doctors for any problem, it's best to contact the health organization that represents the doctors. Healthtap is a game (see the website rules/regs) and not really designed to be a resource for that information. ...Read more

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Cancer: After an operation of the stomach area to remove a so-called malignant tumor, could MD actually find out later it is benign. How determined?

Cancer: After an operation of the stomach area to remove a so-called malignant tumor, could MD actually find out later it is benign. How determined?

Yes it is possible: It requires a carefully microscopic examination by a pathologist to determine if a tumor is benign or malignant. Surgeons can not tell when the remove a growth...it is only later on that a pathologist does many special tests in the laboratory before the final diagnosis is made. ...Read more

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What surgical specialty is most appropriate to remove a ping-pong-sized cutaneous endometriosis and scar tissue anterior to the abdominal fascia?

What surgical specialty is most appropriate to remove a ping-pong-sized cutaneous endometriosis and scar tissue anterior to the abdominal fascia?

GYN or Gen surgery: Both gyn surgeons and general surgeons deal with surgery of the anterior abdominal wall. Cutaneous endometriosis and scar tissue anterior to the abdominal fascia can be surgically excised with direct repair of the abdominal wall. Some wall defects may require special surgical techniques and or mesh for wall closure. Seek multiple opinions, you have plenty of time for review and options. ...Read more

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Oncologist's: During surgery, can a surgeon actually see the difference between a cancerous vs. a benign tumor/mass in the pancreas?

Oncologist's: During surgery, can a surgeon actually see the difference between a cancerous vs. a benign tumor/mass in the pancreas?

Surgeon's view: First not a surgeon but work in surgery every single day. It can very difficult to say with certainty if a mass of the pancreas is malignant. It can be difficult even with the help of a microscope. If there is a pancreatic mass with several enlarged lymph nodes nearbye the surgeon will usually think they are dealing with a cancer but they usually wait for the pathology report before telling pt. ...Read more

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Can you explain the surgery my doctor suggested it is called a sacrocolpopexy for my prolapse?

Can you explain the surgery my doctor suggested it is called a sacrocolpopexy for my prolapse?

Sure: It attaches the top of your vagina to the sacrum(just above the tail bone). If they didn't explain this to you you need to go to someone else with more experience and ethics. It usually involves the use of mesh and is reserved for only severe or recurrent cases. ...Read more

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What is a surgical procedure called that allows muscles and nerves to be regrown by stem cells?

What is a surgical procedure called that allows muscles and nerves to be regrown by stem cells?

Biocellular Therapy: Uses biologics (from platelets or bone marrow) mixed with cellular source (fat) to obtain the stroma carrying a variety of stem/stromal cells helpful for healing. This mixture is often guided by ultrasound to insure exact placement into tissues that are damaged or diseased. Minimally invasive, using microcannulas (lipoaspirating) on small syringes to obtain the adipose cells. ...Read more

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I have a small ovarian dermoid cyst that needs to be removed laprascopically. As a mother of 2 babies, what is the recovery time for this procedure?

I have a small ovarian dermoid cyst that needs to be removed laprascopically.  As a mother of 2 babies, what is the recovery time for this procedure?

A few days: If all goes well, you should be able to do your usual functions in 2-3 days. Do discuss the matter with your doctor so that s/he may advice about avoiding some activities that may be in your routine, for a few days more. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What is the type of surgeon that treats cancerous tumors?

What is the type of surgeon that treats cancerous tumors?

Surgical oncologist: The surgeon that treats complicated problems resulting from malignant tumors is most often a surgical oncologist. This individual has Boards in General Surgery and on completion of training has gone on to train for several years in cancer surgery covering all areas of the body as well as become experienced in tumor immunology. He does for the most part no general surgery, that is hernias or GB. ...Read more

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What surgery is required to remove a neurogenic schwannoma tumor from the spine?

What surgery is required to remove a neurogenic schwannoma tumor from the spine?

Depends on exact loc: The surgery required to remove this tumor depends on the exact location of the tumor. It may be within the spinal canal, requiring a laminectomy, or along the nerve root, requiring a combination of a laminectomy and dissection of the tumor lateral to the spine. ...Read more

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Can an angiolipoma of the brain cause nerve pain through out the body? What is the best treatment if surgical removal isn't an option?

Can an angiolipoma of the brain cause nerve pain through out the body?  What is the best treatment if surgical removal isn't an option?

Angiolipoma: An anginolipoma is a rare lesion and the normal treatment of choice is surgical removal as long as the neurosurgeon feels it can access in a reasonable fashion. This tumor would not likely be the cause of pain throughout the body, in most cases if there is pain it would be related to a specific region of the body, not a diffuse pain. ...Read more

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Can a doctor tell if the cyst or a tumor is malignant by performing a ultrasound?

Can a doctor tell if the cyst or a tumor is malignant by performing a ultrasound?

See answer: A cyst is defined as simple and hence benign if it is sharply demarcated, has no internal echogenicity and has good thru transmission of sound. If the walls are thicker, vascular, nodular, have colorflow or there is internal echogenicity in the “cystic lesion” it isn’t a simple cyst – and either follow-up or additional imaging should be considered to deliniate, based on your drs. Assessment in th. ...Read more

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The doc said he could give my mother a simple operation for a condition called chronic rhinitis. What does the operation involve?

The doc said he could give my mother a simple operation for a condition called chronic rhinitis. What does the operation involve?

Get second opinion: Chronic rhinitis is typically not a condition that is treated surgically. While there are many surgical approaches to nasal and sinus complaints (nasal polyps, nasal tumors, deviated septum), the best approach is to find a nonsurgical one first. Consider seeing an allergist or second opinion before surgery. ...Read more

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What can be done for a condition called lipoma arborescens? This is located in the bursa of knee causing a large effusion, pain, no mobility.

What can be done for a condition called lipoma arborescens? This is located in the bursa of knee causing a large effusion, pain, no mobility.

Surgery: It is a rare condition in which a fatty tumor arises within a joint with the knee being most commonly affected. The only effective treatment is surgical removal of the tumor. It is a benign tumor, so the surgery is done for relief of symptoms and is usually quite effective. ...Read more

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What is the surgical procedure for removing a sebaceous cyst and skin tag?

What is the surgical procedure for removing a sebaceous cyst and skin tag?

Incision/hypercation: Sebaceous cysts are nasty. They need to be cut out and the 'coating' around them needs to be carefully removed or it will return. Skin tags are easy. They can be scrapped off, cyrofreezed off with liquid nitrogen or burned off with an electrical current. ...Read more

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